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A Highland cottage owned by late TV presenter Jimmy Savile should be demolished as a last resort if it continues to be vandalised, according to a councillor.
Allt Na Reigh, in Glencoe, was targeted again by vandals at the weekend, who reportedly sprayed it with orange paint.
Highland councillor Andrew Baxter, who represents the Fort William and Ardnamurchan ward, said: "I think it (demolition) is a final option. It is certainly one that I have heard suggested by local residents.
"The general feeling amongst the community is that we would want to distance ourselves from Jimmy Savile and the fact that he lived here and perhaps perpetrated some of his vile crimes here, and move on.
"As I understand it, the cottage is still owned by the Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust, but I have no idea what they are planning to do with it."
Guy Marsden, son of Savile's sister Marjorie, has backed plans for his uncle's body to be exhumed from grave and cremated.
A plaque in Scarborough honouring Jimmy Savile is being taken down on Tuesday so that the TV presenter's name can be removed from it.
The wooden plaque, which lists Savile among the Freemen of the borough and hangs in the town hall lobby, will be sent away to be altered.
The decision was taken by Scarborough Borough Council as a gesture of support to Savile's 300 alleged victims.
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The Guardian claims that Jimmy Savile's estate, the BBC and five other institutions including Stoke Mandeville hospital have been issued formal notice that they face legal action from 43 alleged victims of abuse.
Liz Dux, from law firm Russell Jones Walking which is acting for 36 claimants told the paper that "letters before action" have been issued to the executors of the Savile estate, the BBC, Stoke Mandeville, Leeds general infirmary, Broadmoor and another unnamed care institution.
Scarborough Council is expected to vote today on whether to permanently remove memorial plaques and street signs that were created in memory of Jimmy Savile.
A solicitor representing alleged victims of Jimmy Savile welcomed NatWest's decision to freeze the late presenter and broadcaster's estate. Alan Collins from law firm Pannone said:
The estate of Jimmy Savile has been frozen in response to mounting sexual abuse claims against the late television and radio star.
NatWest Bank, which is acting as the Jim'll Fix It presenter's will executor and trustee, said the distribution of his assets had been put on hold because of the allegations.
Savile's estate is reportedly worth £4.3 million.
There have been fresh allegations of how Jimmy Savile abused his power and trust at Stoke Mandeville and Broadmoor hospital.
One woman told ITV News she was abused by Savile in his Stoke Mandevilleroom within the nurses’ quarters of the hospital.
ITV News' UK Editor Lucy Manning reports.
Chris McFarlane, the former director of nursing at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, has admitted that Jimmy Savile was given “too much freedom” to access all areas of the hospital.
She told ITV News that she saw his behaviour change over time as he became more famous, and that there was a sense that “whatever Jimmy wanted he could get” because of his fundraising activities.
But she also said she was shocked to hear the allegations of abuse and that she was sure such behaviour would not have been tolerated knowingly at Stoke Mandeville:
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The estate of Jimmy Savile has been frozen in response to the mounting sexual abuse claims against the late television and radio star.
The Jim'll Fix It star frequently used his access to hospitals he raised funds for to abuse young girls, according to fresh allegations.